At the direction of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Principals, the IASC Task Team on Revitalizing Principled Humanitarian Action conducted a review of the impact of United Nations (UN) integration on humanitarian action. The review covered all applicable 18 integrated settings—defined as settings where a UN Country Team (UNCT) coexists with a UN peacekeeping operation (PKO) or special political mission (SPM).
At the direction of the IASC Principals in December 2013, the IASC Task Team on Revitalizing Principled Humanitarian Action conducted a review of the impact of UN integration on humanitarian action, consisting of a survey, interviews, desk review, and solicitation of feedback from other stakeholders on its findings (DPKO, DPA, and UNDSS).
This toolkit has been independently commissioned by Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) as part of the workplan of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC). Its purpose is to outline a range of counterterrorism measures and their links to humanitarian action and share practical examples and methods employed by organisations to address the impacts of these measures, especially with respect to risk management procedures.